Concussion Research

CSCC is proud to contribute to the rapidly evolving science and understanding of sports-related concussion through a commitment to concussion research, evidence-based approach to treatment, and teaching.
Representation of concussion subtypes in common postconcussion symptom-rating scales

Angela Lumba-Brown, Jamshid Ghajar, Jordan Cornwell, O Josh Bloom, James Chesnutt, James R Clugston, Raina Kolluri, John J Leddy, Masaru Teramoto & Gerard Gioia, November 2019

Concussion Guidelines Step 2: Evidence for Subtype Classification

Angela Lumba-Brown, Masaru Teramoto, O Josh Bloom, David Brody, James Chesnutt, James R Clugston, Michael Collins, Gerard Gioia, Anthony Kontos, Avtar Lal, Allen Sills, Jamshid Ghajar, Concussion Guidelines Step 2: Evidence for Subtype Classification, Neurosurgery, , nyz332, https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz332

‘It’s Like an Explosion’: The Pain of a Foul Tip to the Catcher’s Mask.   

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Statements of Agreement From the Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM) Approaches to Treating Concussion Meeting Held in Pittsburgh, October 15-16, 2015

Michael W. Collins, Anthony P. Kontos, David O. Okonkwo, Jon Almquist, Julian Bailes, Mark Barisa, Jeffrey Bazarian, O. Josh Bloom, David L. Brody, Robert Cantu, Javier Cardenas, Jay Clugston, Randall Cohen, Ruben Echemendia, R.J. Elbin, Richard Ellenbogen, Janna Fonseca, Gerard Gioia, Kevin Guskiewicz, Robert Heyer, Gillian Hotz, Grant L. Iverson, Barry Jordan, Geoffrey Manley, Joseph Maroon, Thomas McAllister, Michael McCrea, Anne Mucha, Elizabeth Pieroth, Kenneth Podell, Matthew Pombo, Teena Shetty, Allen Sills, Gary Solomon, Danny G. Thomas, Tamara C. Valovich McLeod, Tony Yates, Ross Zafonte, Statements of Agreement From the Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM) Approaches to Treating Concussion Meeting Held in Pittsburgh, October 15-16, 2015, Neurosurgery, Volume 79, Issue 6, December 2016, Pages 912–929,

Register-Mihalik JK, Herzog MM, Bloom OJ, Fonseca J, Phillips K, De Maio VJ. (2016). Association between initial post-concussion presentation and persistent symptoms at 1-month post-concussion.5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport, Berlin, Germany. (October 27-28, 2016).
Wasserman EB, Herzog MM, Register-Mihalik JK, De Maio VJ, Fonseca J, Phillips K, Bloom OJ. (2016). Predictors of recommended academic adjustments among concussed student-athletes presenting to the primary care setting. 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport, Berlin, Germany. (October 27-28, 2016).
De Maio VJ, Register-Mihalik JK, Herzog MM, Fonseca J, Phillips K, Bloom OJ. (2016). Characteristics of Pediatric Concussion Patients Utilizing Emergency Department Services Prior to Initial Concussion Clinic Evaluation. 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport, Berlin, Germany. (October 27-28, 2016).
Relationships Between Demographics, Neurocognitive Measures and Near Point Convergence in Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion Patients

Berkowitz JN, Register-Mihalik JK, Herzog MM, Blought JG, Fonseca J, De Maio VJ, Bloom OJ. Relationships between demographics, neurocognitive measures, and near point convergence in pediatric and Adolescent concussion patient. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 26(2): e22-e57.

Association Between Student-Athletes’ Demographics, Symptom Cluster Presentation, and Neurocognitive Performance Post-Concussion in the Primary Care Setting

Register-Mihalik JK, Herzog MM, Bloom OJ, Fonseca J, Phillips K, De Maio VJ. Association between student-athletes’ demographics, symptom cluster presentation, and neurocognitive performance post-concussion in the primary care setting. 2016 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting.Journal of Athletic Training, 5(6): S-269. (June 22-25, 2016).

Association Between Student- Athletes’ Demographics, Injury Factors and Post-Concussion Symptom Burden in the Primary Care Setting

Phillips K, Fonseca J, Herzog MM, Bloom OJ, De Maio VJ, Register-Mihalik JK. Association between student-athletes’ demographics, injury factors and post-concussion symptom burden in the primary care setting. 2016 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting.Journal of Athletic Training, 5(6): S-268. (June 22-25, 2016).

Register-Mihalik JK, Mackenzie MM, Bloom OJ, Fonseca J, De Maio VJ. Descriptive epidemiology of pediatric and adolescent concussion patients in the primary care setting. 2016 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise,48(5S): 507. (June 1-4, 2016).
Predictors of Recommended Academic Accommodations Among Concussed Student-Athletes Presenting to the Primary Care Setting, 1931 Board 83 June 2

Herzog MM, Register-Mihalik JK, De Maio VJ, Fonseca J, Bloom OJ. Predictors of recommended academic accommodations among concussed student-athletes presenting to the primary care setting. 2016 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise,48(5S): 533. (June 1-4, 2016).

Relationship Between Initial Post-concussion Presentation And Health-related Quality Of Life At One Month Post-injury In Pediatric Concussion Patients, 1485 Board #160 June 1

Register-Mihalik JK, Bloom OJ, Fonseca J, Phillips K, Kay MC, Vander Vegt CB, Gallini JW, Guskiewicz KM, De Maio VJ. (2017). Relationship between initial post-concussion presentation and health-related quality of life at one month post-injury in pediatric concussion patients. 2017 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 48(5S): 414-415. (May 2017).

Community

We treat local and regional North Carolina athletes and see referrals from around the country.

We are proud to be the team physicians for:

Carolina Hurricanes

USA Baseball

North Carolina Courage

North Carolina Football Club

Carolina Mudcats

Carolina Eagles Hockey

Carolina Ballet

Several Wake County High schools:

  • Apex High School
  • Apex Friendship High School
  • Athens Drive High School
  • Cary High School
  • Fuquay-Varina High School
  • Holly Springs High School
  • Leesville Road High School
  • Middle Creek High School
  • Sanderson High School
  • Wakefield High School